SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st Shift, 4th January 2021: Today is the first day of SBI PO Prelims Exam and everyone is excited to know what was the pattern of the exam and how difficult questions were asked. No worries, Adda247 has come up with the detailed exam analysis for you including section-wise and topic-wise analysis, which has been reviewed directly from the aspirants who are coming out of the exam hall. The overall difficulty level of SBI PO Prelims 1st Shift Exam was of Moderate Level. This analysis would be a great help for the students who are going to appear in the next shifts as the candidates would understand the exam pattern and difficulty level of exam in a better way. The SBI PO Prelims exam 2020-21 has been scheduled for 4th, 5th, and 6th January 2021. The exam will be held in four shifts for the three days of the exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021, Shift 1

The SBI PO Prelims Exam will have 3 sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & English Language

The Time Duration for the Prelims Exam of SBI PO will be 1 hour.

SNo Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 60 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Video Analysis

The detailed SBI PO Prelims exam analysis will also help candidates to strategise a study plan and they could dedicate more time to the topics which are frequently asked in the exam. For providing accurate analysis with questions asked in the exam and their solutions, you can refer our video analysis session which is been conducted by our expertise faculty by having direct communication with the aspirants.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021, Shift-1: Good Attempts

SNo Section Good Attempts Difficulty level
1 English Language 21-22 Easy to Moderate
2 Numerical Ability 20-22 Moderate
3 Reasoning Ability 20-23 Easy to Moderate
Overall 61-67 Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: Section-Wise & Topic-Wise Analysis of Shift-1

For helping the aspirants whose exam has been scheduled in the upcoming shifts, we are providing the section-wise and topic-wise analysis here in this article. Go through the complete analysis carefully and revise accordingly for the upcoming bank exams.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: English

The English language section is one where candidates tend to lose maximum marks as the options available are quite similar and confusing where candidates end up making mistakes.  The difficulty level of English Section in 1st Shift Exam was of Easy to Moderate Level. Have a look at the which topics were asked in the English section of SBI PO Prelims 1st Shift Exam.

  • Reading Comprehension: Technology affecting jobs in UK
  • Synonyms/Replacement of Frething and Driven
  • Idioms Asked in 1st Shift:
  1. Eye to Eye
  2. At a Stone throw
  3. Bite the Bullet
Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Replacement 04-05 Easy to Moderate
Phrase and Idioms 03 Easy
Fill in the blanks 04 Easy
Error Detection (Highlighted) 04 Easy
Word Rearrangement 04 Easy to Moderate
Double Fillers 03 Easy to Moderate
Total 30 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section is one of the time-taking sections in the SBI PO Prelims Exam and the candidates must prepare and practise on their speed to score good marks in this section. In the SBI PO Prelims Exam Shift 1 on 4th January 2021, the quantitative aptitude section was of Moderate level and some of the topics that were a part of the question paper in 1st shift is as follows:

Questions Asked in Data Interpretation

  1. Missing Table: 5 Questions
  2. Pie + Table: 5 Questions
Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 12 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 06 Easy to Moderate
Approximation 06 Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic 11 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Reasoning Ability

The reasoning ability section is the second most lengthy section in the SBI PO Prelims Exam and is one of the most scoring sections in the exam. The overall difficulty level of questions asked in the 1st Shift exam from Reasoning Section was of Easy to Moderate Level. Given below is the SBI PO Prelims Exam 1st Shift Analysis for the reasoning ability section for the reference of candidates preparing for the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2020-21

  • Meaningful Word: 1 Question (AGGREGATION)
Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Puzzle Arrangement 22 Easy to Moderate
Pairing 03 Easy to Moderate
Blood Relations 03 Easy to Moderate
Number Based 01 Easy
Alphabet Based (to make a meaningful word) 01 Easy
Syllogism 04-05 Easy to Moderate
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

Question Asked from Puzzle

  • Order & Sequence- Jar Based: 4 Questions
  • Uncertain Line- 3 Questions
  • Square Table- 5 Questions
  • Classification Puzzle: Department Based 5 Questions
  • Month-Based Puzzle- 5 Questions

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SBI PO Prelims Detailed Exam Analysis

  • The mentioned data analyzed for the SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis says that overall the exam was Moderate level
  • Overall the total good attempts were between 61-67
  • We hope that the information is useful and can be used to assess your performance. Stay Connected for more updates on the banking and other exams.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021: FAQs

Q. What was the overall difficulty level of SBI PO Prelims Exam on 4th January 2021?

Ans. Overall the level of the exam was of Moderate level.

Q. Which section was more time consuming and difficult?

Ans. As per students reviews, Quantitative Section was quite difficult and lengthy

Q. How many questions are asked in SBI PO Prelims Exam Shift-1, 4th January 2021?

Ans. Total of 100 questions was asked in SBI PO Prelims Exam- Shift 1

Q. What was the overall Good Attempt of SBI PO Prelims Exam?

Ans. Overall the total good attempts were between 61-67

Q. Was there any question from Coding-Decoding topic in SBI PO Prelims 1st Shift?

Ans. There was no question asked from Coding-Decoding Section in SBI PO Prelims 4th January 2021, Shift 1

SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2020-21

SBI PO Admit Card 2020 Out: The SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted from January 04, 2021, and the candidates who are going to appear in the exam should download their admit card much before the last minute. The State Bank of India (SBI) had released the SBI PO Admit Card for the 2020 prelims exam on 22nd December 2020. The exam has been scheduled to be held from 04th to 6th January 2021. The candidates who will be shortlisted in the Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear in the mains exam which will be conducted on 29th January 2021. The candidates can download their admit card for SBI PO 2020 from the direct link provided below. The candidates who have applied for SBI PO Recruitment 2020 should stay connected with us for the latest updates regarding the prelims exam.

SBI PO Admit Card 2021

SBI PO Admit Card 2020-2021: Important Dates
Events Date 
SBI PO Prelims Exam 2020-21
  • 04th Jan 2021
  • 05th Jan 2021
  • 06th Jan 2021
SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 22nd December 2020
SBI PO Mains Exam 2020-21 29th January 2021
SBI PO Mains Admit Card The third week of January 2021
Conduct of Phase III Interview  (Or Interview & Group Exercises) February/ March 2021
Call Letter for Phase III Interview  (Or Interview & Group Exercises) A third week or fourth week of February 2021

SBI PO Prelims Admit Card Link

SBI PO 2020 Prelims Admit Card link has been published by SBI on 22nd December 2020 at the official website of State Bank of India. The candidates can download the SBI PO admit card for the Preliminary Exam which has been scheduled from 04th to 6th January 2021, by clicking on the link given below.

Steps to Download SBI PO Admit Card 2020

Applicants must follow the steps shown below to download the SBI PO Admit Card 2020. All candidates must check:

  • First of all, candidates must visit the official website of SBI.
  • Then, look for the tab called ‘Careers’.
  • Click on ‘Join SBI’.
  • Click on the link for the SBI PO exam and then the option to “Download SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2020″.
  • Secondly, candidates will enter their Registration number/Roll Number and Password (Date of birth) and the Captcha code.
  • Click on the Submit button, then the SBI PO Prelims Online Admit Card will open.
  • Candidates can download it and get a print out of the admit card.

How To Retrieve SBI PO Password?

The students can easily retrieve the SBI PO Password using the steps given below;

  • Firstly, candidates must visit the official SBI website
  • Secondly, candidates should click on ‘Forget Password’
  • Now, enter the Application Number
  • Then, click on ‘Get Password’
  • Now, the password will be sent to the e-mail id and phone number of the candidate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 

SBI PO Exam Pattern: Prelims
S.No. Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted
for each

test
1 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Total  100 100 60 minutes

Here the syllabus for the detailed SBI Prelims is given below. Every stage of the exam is a very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing the updated syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in a proper manner. Click on the link and download the syllabus for SBI PO 2020.

SBI PO PET Call Letter 2020

For the very first time, SBI has conducted the Pre-Examination Training (PET) in Online Mode for SC/ST and other Minority communities for the upcoming SBI PO Examination. This has to be mandatorily performed as per the notice issued by the Government. Adda247 has been awarded the contract for conducting this training in online mode on behalf of the State Bank of India. SBI PO PET Call Letter is Out and it will be conducted across India for 6 days.

 

Details mentioned on SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2020

  • Name of the candidate
  • Registration Number
  • Password (D.O.B)
  • Photograph, Signature, and Thumb-impression of the candidate
  • Venue Name
  • Address of the Test venue
  • General Instructions
  • Date of the exam
  • Date & Time of Examination

Documents Required along with SBI PO Admit Card on the Exam Day

There are other sets of documents that candidates need to carry with their Admit Card. The following is the list of those documents:

  • Firstly, the main and the most important document to carry along to the SBI PO Examination Hall is Hall Ticket/ Call Letter/ Admit Card.
  • Secondly, candidates must have identity proof like Adhaar Card
  • For an id proof Passport, PAN Card, Driving License, Voter’s Card, etc will also work
  • Passport size colored photographs
  • Candidates must check their admit card must have all the correct information
  • If candidates find anything incorrect, they must contact the officials of SBI
  • Candidates should also submit the photocopy of their identity proof to the invigilator at the exam hall

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SBI PO Admit Card 2020: FAQs

Q. When are SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2021 is expected to release?

Ans. SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2021 is out on the 22nd of December 2020.

Q. How can I download my SBI PO Prelims Hall Ticket 2021?

Ans. You can visit the official website of SBI or directly from the link provided in the article above.

Q. Will the hardcopy of the admit card be provided?

Ans. No, the admit card will be available only online. The candidates can download their hall ticket and get it printed.

Q. Is it mandatory to carry an admit card to the exam hall?

Ans. Yes, the candidate has to carry the hall ticket to the exam hall else the entry will be permitted.

Q. What other documents are required to carry along with the admit card?

Ans. The candidate has to carry the original and photocopy of one id proof, Aadhar card, passport size photographs, and admit card.

SBI PO 2020 Exam

SBI PO 2020: The State Bank of India Probationary Officer (SBI PO) recruitment is conducted each year to recruit eligible and dynamic candidates for the post of PO. SBI PO notification is one of the most awaited notification each year by the candidates who wish to make their career in the banking sector. With a large number of candidates applying for this exam, it is likely that there is a cut-throat competition for being appointed as an SBI PO. This is a job that sets an example of leading an amazing lifestyle with a great salary package and job security.

Update: The SBI has released the admit card for the preliminary exam of SBI PO 2020 on 22nd December 2020. Candidates has revised the exam dates also, the exam is now going to end on 06th January 2021.

SBI PO Admit Card 2020

SBI PO 2020 Exam

SBI PO 2020 Notification has been released on the official site of State Bank of India which is, www.sbi.co.in. Every year lakhs of candidates apply for the post of SBI PO as it is one of the premium bank jobs in the country. The SBI PO Recruitment comprises of the following three stages.

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Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in each stage of the SBI PO Exam. A candidate has to clear the cut-off set by the Bank Officials for the final recruitment as SBI PO 2020.

SBI PO 2020 Official Notification PDF

SBI PO 2020: Table of Contents

  1. SBI PO 2020 Exam Date
  2. SBI PO Vacancy
  3. SBI PO Eligibility Criteria
  4. SBI PO Selection Process
  5. SBI PO Exam Pattern
  6. SBI PO Syllabus
  7. SBI PO Salary
  8. How To Apply For SBI PO 2020?
  9. Application Fee
  10. Application Link For SBI PO 2020
  11. SBI PO 2020 Admit Card
  12. SBI PO Exam Centre
  13. SBI PO Result and Cut-off
  14. SBI PO FAQ’s

SBI PO 2020: Exam Date

The table below informs the important dates- exam dates, notification dates, application form date for SBI PO 2020. It will be updated shortly.

SBI PO notification 2020-21 Activity Dates
SBI PO 2020 Notification Release Date 13th November 2020
SBI PO Apply Online Start Dates 14th November 2020
SBI PO Apply Online Last Date 04th December 2020
SBI PO Prelims Exam Date 4th, 5th & 6th January 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary 3rd week of January 2021
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 29th January 2021
Result of Online Examination – Main 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021 onwards
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview February/ March 2021
Declaration of Final Result Last week of March 2021

SBI PO Prelims Admit Card Released

The State Bank of India has released the admit card for the PO 2020 exam. The exam for the SBI PO is going to take place from 04th to 06th January 2021. Candidates who submit their application successfully can download the SBI PO Prelims, Admit Card.

SBI PO 2020: Exam Highlights

Exam name SBI PO
Exam Conducting Body State Bank of India
Post Probationary Officer (PO)
Exam level National
Exam category Bank Jobs
Frequency of exam Once a year
Selection Process
  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Mains exam and
  3. Group Exercise & Interview
Exam mode Online
Exam duration
  1. Preliminary exam: 1 hour
  2. Mains: 3 hours
Exam pattern
  1. Prelims: 100 questions
  2. Mains: 155 + 50
Language  of Exam English and Hindi
Notification Date 13th November 2020
Exam helpdesk 022-22820427
Official website www.sbi.co.in/careers

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy

The details for SBI PO Vacancy 2020 are:

Category SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total
Vacancy 300 150 540 200 810 2000

The table given below will show you the trends in changes in SBI PO Vacancy.

Year SBI PO Vacancy
2020 2000
2019 2000
2018 2313
2017 2200
2016 2000

SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate applying for SBI PO must fulfill the eligibility criteria which includes fulfillment of the following:

  • Nationality

  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

SBI PO 2020: Age Limit

The minimum age limit for a candidate to apply for the SBI examination is 21 years old but not more than 30 years old at the time of registration. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government norms.

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years

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SBI PO 2020: Nationality

  1. The candidates must hold Indian Citizenship
  2. A Subject of  Nepal or  Bhutan
  3. A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
  4. A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India

Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

SBI PO 2020: Educational Qualification

  1. A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  2. Final Year/Semester candidates can also apply only if they produce proof of their graduation on the date of the interview.

SBI PO 2020: Number of Attempts

For each category, the number of attempts allowed in the SBI PO Exam is:

General 4
General (PwD) 7
OBC 7
OBC (PwD) 7
SC/ST (PwD) No Restriction

How to Apply Online for SBI PO 2020?

It is advised that the candidates keep a valid and active email id and contact no. throughout the SBI PO Recruitment Process to receive all the updates related to it. The Steps to apply online for the SBI PO will comprise of two stages: || Registration | Login | The steps to apply online is given below.

Registration

  1.  Click on the official link, provided below.
  2. Click on the Apply link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
  3. Click on New Registration in the application window.
  4. Provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  5. Click on the submit button to the completed online registration form of SBI PO.
  6. After the Registration, a Registration ID and a password will be sent to your mobile no. and email id.

Login

  1. Login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SBI PO 2020.
  2. Upload your photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned below.
  3. Upload scanned image of passport size photo (size-20 to 50 Kb) and signature (10 to 20 Kb) in JPEG format.
    Size of Photograph: 200 x 230 pixels
    Size of Signature: 140 x 60 pixels.
  4. After uploading the photograph and signature the candidates will be required to verify the details. Preview and verify the application form carefully.
  5. Lastly, pay the required application fee online.

Application Fee For SBI PO 2020

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Nil
2 General and Others Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Candidates can download and get print copies of the submitted application form for future reference.

SBI PO 2020: Apply Online Link

SBI PO Application Form date was available along with the notification. The apply online link, instructions for an Online Application as well as the requirements of the form was available.

SBI PO 2020: Selection Process

The SBI PO Selection Procedure involves three phases: || Prelims | Main | Interview ||
Each round holds equal importance and hence qualification in each round is important to enter into the next subsequent round until final selection.

Stage 1: SBI PO Prelims 

  1. The SBI PO Prelims Exam is the first basic round for the candidates to test their general aptitude.
  2. SBI PO Prelims Exam is an online objective test of 1 hour.
  3. The Exam consists of 3 sections- English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  4. There will be no sectional cut-off in the SBI PO Prelims Exam.
  5. However, there will be an overall cut offset by the bank as per the category of the candidates.
  6. Candidates numbering 10 times the number of vacancies (approx.) in each category will be shortlisted for Main Examination from the top of the above merit list.

Stage 2: SBI PO Mains

  1. The candidates who clear the SBI PO Pre will be eligible to appear for the SBI PO Mains Exam.
  2. The SBI PO Mains Exam comprises of Objective Test and Descriptive Test.
  3. The SBI PO Mains Exam is of 4 sections (English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning & Computers, and General/Economy/Banking Awareness) which will be objective in nature.
  4. The descriptive test is of 50 marks and is conducted immediately after the objective test.
  5. Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination.
  6. There will be no sectional cut-off.
  7. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score

Stage 3: SBI PO Group Exercises & Interview

This is the last stage of the selection process. The candidates who have qualified for the SBI Mains Exam will be called to appear for the Interview and Group Exercise. This round holds the utmost importance in deciding the fate of the candidate with respect to the final selection.

The marks obtained in the SBI Mains and Interview are used for the final selection of the candidate as an SBI PO.

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam Pattern will be covering two phases for online exams, Prelims & Mains. This will be followed by an interview.

SBI PO Exam Pattern For Prelims

  1. This is the first round of the SBI PO Exam.
  2. This will have 3 sections where each section will have to be completed in 20 Minutes.
  3. The total marks of the SBI PO Prelims Exam are 100 Marks while the duration of the exam is 1 Hour.
  4. One (1) mark is awarded for every correct answer.
  5. There will be a penalty of 0.25 Marks for every incorrect answer marked by the candidate.
  6. All the questions will be set bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi, except the English Language.
S.No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

SBI PO Exam Pattern For Mains

This is the 2nd Stage of the SBI PO Exam. The candidates who will qualify for the Prelims of the SBI PO Exam will be eligible to appear for the SBI PO Mains Exam 2020.

  1. There will be four sections for the SBI PO Mains Exam and an additional section of the English Language which will be taken separately on the same date of the exam.
  2. The SBI PO Mains Exam will have a total of 155 MCQ’s of a total duration of 3 Hours.
  3. There will be separate timing for each section as it was in the SBI PO Mains Exam.
  4. There will be a penalty of 0.25 Marks for an incorrect answer.

Introduction of Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The English Language Paper is to assess the candidates’ writing skills and it is compulsory to pass in this paper by securing a minimum Cut Off by the commission.

SBI PO Exam Pattern: Mains

S.No. Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted
for each

test
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 General Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
5. English Language
(Letter Writing & Essay)
02 50 30 minutes

SBI PO Interview

Candidates qualifying in the objective and descriptive test will be called for a group exercise & interview.

  1. The SBI PO Group Exercises will be of 20 marks while the Interview will be of 30 marks. Thus, making it a total of 50 Marks.
  2. Qualification/ qualifying marks in the group exercise and interview is decided by the Bank. Aggregate marks will decide the qualification after which they will be arranged in descending order in each category.
  3. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.
  4. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.

SBI PO Final Scores

The preliminary exam of SBI PO or the Tier 1 is only considered for the selection or qualification into the mains(tier 2) exam.

  1. Candidates have to qualify for both Prelims & Mains round. Phase 2 and the Interview round will be deciding the final selection.
  2. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.
  3. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.
  4. Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (out of 250) are converted to out of 75 marks and Group Exercises & Interview scores of the candidate (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks.
  5. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises &

SBI PO Syllabus

Here the syllabus for the SBI Prelims and SBI Mains is given below. Every stage of the exam is a very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing the SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in a proper manner. Given below is the syllabus for all the stages of the SBI PO Exam 2020.

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus

The SBI PO Prelims Syllabus will comprise of three sections:

  • Logical Reasoning
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude

The syllabus for each of the sections is presented below.

  1. Logical Reasoning
Subject Topic
Logical Reasoning
  1. Alphanumeric Series
  2. Ranking/Direction/
  3. Alphabet Test
  4. Data Sufficiency
  5. Coded Inequalities
  6. Seating Arrangement
  7. Puzzle
  8. Tabulation
  9. Syllogism
  10. Blood Relations
  11. Input-Output
  12. Coding-Decoding

2. Quantitative Aptitude

Subject Topic
Quantitative Aptitude
  1. Simplification
  2. Profit & Loss
  3. Mixtures & Alligations
  4. Simple Interest & Compound
  5. Interest & Surds & Indices
  6. Work & Time
  7. Time & Distance
  8. Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  9. Data Interpretation
  10. Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  11. Number Systems
  12. Sequence & Series
  13. Permutation, Combination &
  14. Probability

3. English Language

Subject Topic
English Language
  1. Reading and Comprehension
  2. Synonyms and Antonyms
  3. Idioms and Phrases
  4. Vocabulary Test
  5. Phrasal Verbs
  6. Fill in the qualifying words
  7. Cloze Test
  8. Para jumbles
  9. Error Spotting
  10. Fill in the blanks
  11. Miscellaneous

SBI PO Mains Syllabus

The SBI PO Mains will have five sections.

  1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
  2. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  3. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  4.  English language
Reasoning Data Analysis & interpretation English General Economy/ Banking Awareness Computer Awareness
Verbal Reasoning Tabular Graph Reading Comprehension Financial Awareness Internet
Syllogism Line Graph Grammar Static Awareness Memory
Circular Seating Arrangement Pie Chart Vocabulary General Knowledge Keyboard Shortcuts
Linear Seating Arrangement Bar Graph Verbal Ability Current Affairs Computer Abbreviation
Double Lineup Radar Graph Caselet Word Association Banking and Financial Awareness Microsoft Office
Scheduling Missing DI Sentence Improvement Computer Hardware
Input-Output Caselet DI Para Jumbles Computer Software
Blood Relations Data Sufficiency Cloze Test Operating System
Directions and Distances Probability Error Spotting Networking
Ordering and Ranking Permutation and Combination Fill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals/ Technologies
Data Sufficiency
Coding & Decoding
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision making

Check Latest Syllabus & Exam Pattern for SBI PO 2020 Exam 

SBI PO Salary

SBI PO offers a great salary and profile to the candidates in public sector banks. Now, Probationary officer is a job that has an entry pay, which is higher than almost all jobs at any other govt bank job. The basic pay of SBI PO is Rs 27, 620. The increments will be as follows:
23700-980/7- 30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020)

Apart from the great salary package, the candidates will also be entitled to a no. of perks and allowances. The allowances received by an SBI PO is as follows:

The allowances include:

    • Dearness Allowance (DA)
    • CCA
    • HRA
    • Furniture Allowance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Travelling Allowance

Read Detailed SBI PO Salary 2020 

SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

The candidates who submit their application forms online successfully have received the SBI PO, Admit Card. They are eligible to appear for the online exam. Separate admit cards will be released for the SBI PO Prelims, Mains, and Interview as per the qualifying nature of the candidates in the SBI PO 2020.

Please note that the admit card is a document that holds a lot of importance for the candidate. It is the official permit to appear for the exam.

Download SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

Instructions to Download Admit Card

Step 1 – Click on the link provided below to download the Admit card.
Step 2 – Enter your “Registration ID” and “Date of Birth/Password”.
Step 3 – Enter the Captcha.
Step 4 – Click the Login button.
Step 5 – The call letter will appear on the screen
Step 6 –  Click the print/ download button to save the SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

SBI PO 2020 Exam Centre

  1. The candidates will have to enter the exam center of their choice.
  2.  The committee asks the candidate to select the center for both preliminary as well as for the mains exam.
  3. The applicants belonging to the SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates are called for a pre-exam training which is free of cost.
  4. The pre-exam training is conducted five days before the exam.

SBI PO 2020 Pre Exam Training Centre

The applicants belonging to the SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates will be called for a pre-exam training which is free of cost. The list of Pre Exam Training Centres is given below. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail of the training at their own cost by indicating the same against the relevant column while applying on-line.

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bengaluru Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Balasore Aurangabad
Amritsar Coimbatore Behrampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Bareilly Gulbarga Bhubaneshwar Indore
Chandigarh Hyderabad Dhanbad Jabalpur
Dehradun Kavaratti Guwahati Jaipur
Gorakhpur Kochi Hubli Jodhpur
Jammu Madurai Kolkata Mumbai
Kanpur Mangalore Muzaffarpur Nagpur
Karnal Mysore Patna Panaji (Goa)
Lucknow Port Blair Ranchi Pune
Ludhiana Puducherry Sambalpur Raipur
New Delhi Thiruchirapalli Shillong Rajkot
Patiala Thiruvananthapuram Siliguri Vadodara
Rohtak Vijaywada Tirupati
Shimla Vishakhapatnam
Varanasi

SBI PO 2020 Result

The Result for each phase of the exam is released separately. Candidates can consult the website to know all updates on the result. The result includes a list of selected candidates.

Check given instructions to check SBI PO Result:

  1.  Click on the link provided below to check Result
  2.  Enter your roll number and DOB or enter your registration number and DOB
  3. Your result will appear on the screen.

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SBI PO Cut-off

The cutoff is an important criterion for the candidates to know their selection in the exam. It is a deciding factor to tell the candidates about their qualification status. After appearing for an exam, candidates note the maximum marks they need to qualify and as per the competition & number of candidates appearing in the exam, a range of marks is used that has to be attained by the candidates in order to decide their final qualification.

Candidates can go through SBI PO 2019 Cut off to get an idea.

SBI PO 2019 Cut-Off For Prelims

Category Prelims Cut-off (Out of 100 marks)
General 71
EWS and OBC 68.25
Scheduled Caste (SC) 61.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 54.75
LD 59.50
VI 64.75
HI 16.25
D&E 0.25

SBI PO 2019 Mains Cutoff

Category Main Exam Cutoff (Out of 250 marks)
General 104.42
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 100.89
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 94.28
Scheduled Caste (SC) 82.50
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 77.63
LD 86.51
VI 101.75
HI 75.36
D&E 75.14

SBI PO 2019 Final Cut-Off

Category Final Cutoff (Normalised to 100 marks)
General 54.11
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 50.13
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 48.78
Scheduled Caste (SC) 45.74
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 43.90
LD 47.11
VI 52.58
HI 35.29
D&E 33.37

SBI PO 2020 Notification: FAQ’s

Q 1. How many times the SBI PO exam is conducted in a year?
Ans. SBI PO exam takes place once a year.

Q 2. What is the salary of the SBI PO?
Ans. Basic Pay Salary- Rs 27620/- (4 Increments)

Q 3. What is the eligibility for SBI PO?
Ans. Applicants of SBI PO should be not more than 30 years.

Q 4. Can final year students apply for SBI PO 2020?
Ans. Yes, candidates in the final year can apply. They must submit proof of the date of passing out at the time of the Interview if called.

Q 5. When Will SBI PO Online Application begin.?
Ans. The tentative date of the SBI PO Online Application is in September 2020.

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